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Nov 18, 2012 11:30am EST
one today, the story behind the movie "lincoln", the book inspired the steven spielberg film and she's a "meet the press" report and doris is back here. all of your books should inspire steven spielberg to make big films but he did this one here. take me behind the scenes of that relationship with spielberg taking him to springfield and how this project was born. >> he wanted to do lincoln for many years but wanted to wait until he was ready. i met him way back in 1989 on a documentary he was doing on the mill len yum and he had any shake hands about doing lincoln. as relaxation, he would say, what did lincoln do today. i would tell him, what he did, 1864, 1840. he decided he didn't want to wait for the book. he bought it and that meant he had it ready in his hands and put tony kushner on it and he always wanted daniel day-lewis. >> before we get to him, what is it about lincoln he wanted to share with a broader u. younger, new generation. >> he wanted to make lincoln a person you could identify with intimately. he chose a short story rather than a big fat thing to show his humor, sa
Nov 9, 2012 11:35pm PST
's revered president, brought to life by a hollywood dream team. steven spielberg and daniel day lewis ted diane sawyer about separating the man from the myth. >>> and walk on the wild side. up close and personal with a rare and fearsome predator. our reporter puts tail in hand to get to know the african white lion. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 9th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. when president obama strode into the east room of the white house this afternoon, we all knew that job one of term two is to hammer out some sort of deal with republicans to keep the federal government from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. and we knew he would probably lay down some markers. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000
Nov 19, 2012 2:30pm PST
to be huge. when steven spielberg is taking on lincoln and daniel day-lewis is going to be lincoln. there are all kinds of signs around a project like this, this is going to beat massive. it is not about winning the academy award. if you are an actor, this is the kind of stuff that you want in your career to be a part of. is there any truth to that? >> there is a truth to it but it is not quite the same as you said. it is to me to have the opportunity and the privilege to do that kind of work with that kind of excellence around you, that it be the screenplay, standing across from the brilliant daniel day-lewis, or tommy lee jones or the cast was not to be believed. or that you work with the brilliant, masterful film maker of our times, probably, steven spielberg, at the height of his artistry. and that everyone in front of the camera and behind the camera are just simply as good as it gets. and that is why i would want to be a part of it. i have worked all my life, all of my life, all of my miles in the saddle to add up to be able to be good enough to be in that arena and go toto i
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
should be buying those plane tickets? >>> and "lincoln." the dream of director steven spielberg. the reluctance of daniel day lewis. tonight, for the first time here, together, telling how they brought a mythic president to life. our "persons of the week." >>> good evening. simply put, it was a shock today, when we learned that the general who symbolized the discipline and honor of the american military, the man entrusted with the vital secrets of the cia, general david petraeus, resigned, citing an extramarital affair. the first cia director in history to resign this way. and the story is still breaking. so, we go straight to abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent, martha raddatz. right now. martha? >> reporter: diane, i've known david petraeus for close to a decade and this news is truly stunning. there is no one in the military who was view ed as more disciplined and, frankly, more concerned with his own image and own career. but the seriousness of having a cia director involved in an extramarital affair cannot be overplayed. as cia director, petraeus held all of the nati
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am EST
, the new movie about an old american hero, steven spielberg's "lincoln" is all the buzz. >> yes, it is, actor daniel day-lewis took the leading role, apparently, he turned into him even when the cameras weren't rolling. more from abc's david wright. >> save yourself. >> reporter: he's a british actor embodying an american icon. >> i like how he does. >> reporter: according to the experts, daniel day-lewis nailed it. >> for this moment now, now, now! >> i've seen a lot of performances, and i've never seen anyone delve as deeply into lincoln's soul. >> reporter: daniel day-lewis immerses himself into it. while filming "my left foot" he remained in a wheelchair during takes. while filming in the last of the mow keek hands." and he got in just as deeply as the 16th president. >> i had a feeling for him in a way i've never had a feel for. >> reporter: on set, steven spielberg addresseded him as mr. president. >> i try not to dismember a character and wife into components. work on one area and then another. >> reporter: spielberg purposely waited until after the election to release this movi
Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
at least. abraham lincoln getting the big screen treatment courtesy of steven spielberg. here's nbc's kevin tibbles. >> reporter: he may have started out the poor self-educated son of homesteaders, but for thousands of school children who visit the museum honoring his presidency every week abraham lincoln remains a beacon whose convictions shaped a nation. >> he did a lot for our country. we can learn from the past to help improve what our future is going to be. >> reporter: at 6'4" abraham lincoln was a tall man of even greater historic stature. >> he did a lot, especially for my culture as far as with the emancipation proclamation and his thoughts and ideas of how to really run our country. i thought it was pretty cool. >> reporter: presidents may not have been considered cool in the 1860s, but this one is about to become a hollywood star. >> i like our chances now. >> reporter: a century and a half after his death, lincoln is impeccably portrayed by daniel day-lewis. >> still to afford this moment now, now, now. >> reporter: the film has been a decade-long labor of love for director stev
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
> thanktû you. >> oh, boy. >> steven spielberg's film opens tonight and nationwide next week. >> it's based on the book team ofl >> don sanchez calls it epic. >> don con's civil war and his efforts to pass an amendment abolishing slavery. this lincoln tries to gain support for the bill and endrjr the war. >> you cannot have both. so many hundreds of deaths. >> hundreds of votes created unequal. >> negotiations are fascinating. alongside steven spielberg there is daniel day lewis portraying lincoln as a simple mann9ue with home spun humor. >> it is a self evident truth things chr equal to the same thing are equal to each other. >> a bit of a loner, he opens white house to hear people problems or rides around in a carriage. sally field is strong but it's all about daniel day lewis.jÑ5[÷ this may be the best picture of the year, you can line up your awards and oscars. begin was a battlefield sequence but then becomes floors of congress, weapons are words. mazing performance. you feel he is lincoln. expect nom naigs for tommy lee jones. very to give lincoln a full bu
Nov 20, 2012 7:30pm PST
, george lucas or steven spielberg. schrader: my theory is that the reason orson welles scared hollywood to death is because he inserted his personality in the most... elephantine, multi-talented way into cinema and it was just terrifying to see that much personality. the directors who had a style worked in certain channels-- the hitchcock style, the sturges style the ford style, the lubitsch style. there was a way they did it but they were working in the corporate conglomerate way. uh, orson welles was saying, "screw all of this. i'm going to reinvent movies." and, well, they got rid of him. and then, you know, with the nouvelle vague and then with bertolucci finally... this has now taken root in hollywood which is why hollywood is so anxious and confused at the moment because they know they have to give money to spike lee and to quentin tarantino and they don't like that fact. eventually they can co-opt them, hopefully. or make money off of them and hold their nose while they do it. uh, now the question i'm trying to ask is are these guys really mavericks or has hollywood style... is t
Nov 25, 2012 8:00pm PST
picture. >> lincoln is sensational in steven spielberg's best in many, many years and it looks like that's going to be a major contender. the movie critic peak hammond of the deadline .com is tracking of the early oscar favorites >> critics say that oscars love to a low 7. >> now with skype fall the love-double 07,--skyfall starting to talk about james bond being in the best picture race is a great possibility >> also, people are >> about the race is not over yet, some possible contenders have not even opened yet. "les miserables from universal. a huge che an hugh jackman ,anne hathaway and russeell crow the big musical of the season based of the broadway show obviously. >> everybody is looking at that one and the other rows are looking at that like i hope it is not good, and but it's not good. >> are there any individual performances that is really good? >> the tightest actor. >> having you with anthony hopkins also, there is a daniel day-lewis, as apri purdue lincoln and also bill murray as hyde park on behalf of the portrayal of roosevelt. we of the battle of the presidency. >> i love
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am PST
, thanks so much. >>> well, abe lincoln is returning to the white house tonight. steven spielberg and members of the cast of "lincoln" will be joining president obama for a screening of the film. lucky them. cast members expected to attend are daniel day-lewis, sally field and tommy lee jones. >>> all right. stephanie bon jovi, the 19-year-old daughter of singer jon bon jovi, was hospitalized and faces drug charges after a heroin overdose. the responding ambulance crew found bon jovi unresponsive in a dorm on her college campus. police later found heroin, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia in the room. that led to her arrest. >>> dave matthews band is the latest group to pledge aid to hurricane sandy victims. the band is going to be donating all sales from the november 30th concert to a hurricane relief fund. that's expected to bring in $1 million. way to go, dave. >>> and finally, "access hollywood" asked ben affleck, you know, 2002's sexiest man alive, if channing tatum is deserving of the title. check out what he had to say. >> i think he is and always has been. channing's a rea
Nov 15, 2012 5:30pm PST
wrote the book, steven spielberg read it, and the rest really is history. >> said it was the faithful. billions in bondage, and many to come. >> i imagined this man, lincoln, from the moment i woke up to going to bed, suddenly he is on screen, back in our lives again. it is an extraordinary experience to see him become abraham lincoln. >> you make the character, you live with this person, seldom do you get to see such a situation rise from your work. >> and the most amazing thing, both spielberg and daniel day-lewis, cared so much about detail they asked to go to springfield, to go to the law offices and the museum. and what do you want to know about? what was the right thing, what did he sound like? what is his voice like? so we knew from the period at that time that he had a high-pitched voice that could go over the crowds. you had people in the debates, lincoln's could go to the end of the crowd. they wanted to know how he walked. we knew he walked like a laborer, that he felt like he had a burden on his shoulders. when you see him walk, he walks like a laborer, the most important
Nov 9, 2012 4:00am PST
. $14 of those will be my own. >> steven spielberg's "lincoln" is coming out this weekend but you may have trouble finding it as the film will only be released in 11 theaters. >> the kolber report weighed in on yesterday's nor'easter and what political implications it may have. take a look. >> yes, a nor'easter. a storm so powerful it can wipe out a region's supply of t's and h's. and, folks, i am afraid that this new storm could hurt romney's momentum. i mean -- [ cheers and applause ] >> it could slow him down. he already lost the election. that can't help. >> all right. finally, people camping out in november can only mean one of two things. either it's black friday or in this case a "twilight" premiere. these guys are hard core fans, they're called twihards. >>> robert pattinson, kristen stewart, taylor lautner, they're hoping to catch a claim ps of them. the premier is monday, giving these guys plenty of time to re-read these books. >> is it contagious. should i be worried? >> you've spent plenty of time here with me and you haven't caught it. i think you're safe. >> the bond mov
Nov 10, 2012 12:00am PST
investigation brought down the man in charge of the nation's secrets. and steven spielberg and daniel day lewis talk about reviving lincoln. that's on "nightline." >> stay with us. >>> well, a new device could help doctors diagnose the most deadly form of skin cancer quickly and accurately. it has the potential to save patients from unnecessary biopsies. >> as an avid runner she logs plenty of miles under the east bay sun, but a decade ago while she was eight months pregnant the sun caught up with her. >> the biopsy was this big. i ended up having close to 40 staples this my arm. it was a big scar on my arm. it was stage 1 melanoma. >> she still carries that scar and a growing number of smaller ones. evidence of her on going battle to stay a step ahead of skin cancer. >> i am here once every six months and he does a body scan on me, and often times he finds things he has to biopsy and i have the scars to show it. >> but today this dermatologist will check out several small moles on her skin with a noninvasive technology. it promises to cut the number of biopsies she needs. >> it is a screening
Nov 9, 2012 8:00pm PST
--craig and judy dentch are both back. daniel day-lewis please american president abraham lincoln freed by steven spielberg. this chronicles the leadership during the most tumultuous and divisive times as well as this decision to a emancipate slavery. >> shall we stop this. the shell sally field, james spader and tommy lee jones. it is pg-13 in. april williams, kron 4. >>jacqueline: isolated storms with one over the diablo range and over the san mateo coast. we can see that with drier conditions tomorrow. early in keeping it cool, overnight. pretty chilly. overnight, sunday, monday, things would satellite and ritter still showing spotty shower activity but mostly clear skies. that is why it is been so cold. it is dying down a bit but as we can see just some frost advisories. it is going to be very cold overnight. and look at how cold it is going to get freezing in napa. 39 degrees in vallejo, 38 in concord in task for the inland valleys are teetering on the frosted pfizer reef. we could see some apache frost but it might not be enough. for the south bay temperatures cool. look at daly city and ha
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
. it is rated pg-13 the director steven spielberg is taking people back in time. this is a battle with personal instincts and his cabinet. this is set near the civil war. this is one of one of the nation's most divisive time. and this is due to the emancipation of slaves. this is garden sally field and that stashed this is rated pg-13. >> coming up on kron 4 news we can. gas prices are on the decline. there is also fresh snow that is bringing disturbing conditions. >> this view is from my camera and it is very clear due to the breeze. the forecast will be coming up in just a minute. >> hello welcome back to our second hour of news. >> at war hero will be resigning. >> snow means skiing. >> i have 2 movies to tell you about. lincoln and james bond. >> i will be talk about these 2 movies plus we have an artist who makes the condo, alive. this will be and will will be talking to girl scouts. >> we have been talking about cold and chris webber. it nice anchris sky east crpisp >>risp skiies. >> it is 33 in santa rosa and upper 40's in san francisco. it is 52 degrees in oakland. we will not warm-up
Nov 14, 2012 2:30pm PST
not want to miss this, sally field portrays mary todd lincoln in the new steven spielberg film. we continue our look at the fallout from this year's presidential election with frank rich, the former ku near times writer. his piece in the magazine this week is called "fighting sea- fantasyland." he joins us tonight from new york. good to have you back on this program. >> great to be with you as always. thank you. tavis: i would want to start with the news of the day. there is so much news. congress is back in session for this lame duck session as it were. clearly, the top of the agenda for them and i suspect for the nation is how they keep the country from going over what has been referred to as the fiscal cliff. a lot easier to say then sequestration trade your thoughts on how serious both sides have to be or if in fact will be in coming to some grand bargain, some solution. these days following the election. >> they will be fairly serious. the first thing that has to happen is the republicans have to get over their shock of losing an election they thought they were going to win. we realize
Nov 16, 2012 2:30pm PST
and proved again you can do it. why did you fight so hard with steven spielberg? >> well, it is obvious why i would want it. i had sort of been tracking mary todd all of my life. i guess, somewhere in my life, i knew that i belonged to her. there are few roles i have felt that way about -- sybil was one. it's my size and i have a round this to my face that i could put the m two people put thee and ma-- me and mary. then when you add that it was stevens's project. and daniel day-lewis was lincoln. how would i not want this project? mary was such a complicated, under examined, maligned and unbelievably important female, american character. and stephen had or regionally asked me in 2005 to be mary, but he did not have the project. it was something he wanted to do. he was developing it. he had a screenplay, but it was not going to be right. i was beyond thrilled. was overjoyed. then when i got in the car to drive home, a little voice said inside of me, not so quick, field. it will be a journey and you may not win. the screenplay is came and went and riders came and went, and eventually tony kuchn
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
's amazing. i grew up on bond and it got four stars. i'm very exited. >> oh, boy. >> steven spielberg's "lincoln" is coming out this weekend but you may have trouble finding it as it will only be released in 11 theaters. >> that could be the oscar winner. >> the kolber report weighed in yesterday. take a look. >> yes, a nor'easter. a storm so powerful it can wipe out a region's supply of t's and h's. and, folks, i am afraid that this new storm could hurt romney's momentum. i mean -- [ cheers and applause ] >> it could slow him down. he already lost the election. that can't help. >> what do you do? >> an ageless classic. >> all right. finally, people camping out in november can only mean one of two things. either it's black friday or in this case a twooi light premiere. these fans known as twihards are known -- >> it's over with. >> no, there's one more. robert pattinson, kristen stewart -- >> are you 18? >> hold on. let me finish. the premiere, by the way, is not today, it's on monday. giving new twihards time to rerepeated read the books. >> let's just be honest. >> and bond. good po
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
in charge of the nations secrets. steven spielberg and daniel day lewis tell diane sawyer about bringing abraham lincoln back to life on night line after abc 2 >> last weekend for bridge work, 295, it won't reopen until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow west nursery road closed at the belt way through 10:00 a.m. sunday. you will want to use 95 route 1, 97 or columbia pike instead. construction, will intensify, inner loop shut down will kins avenue beginning 11:00 p.m., won't reopen until 5:00 a.m. monday. you will want to use the detour in place. for up to the minute traffic conditions go to >>> tomorrow, they will team up with baltimore county corvette club to raise money, throwing a big block party. all you corvette lovers will be able to see hundreds of high performance cars on display. help by dropping off a donation while you are there. >> we want people to come out and bring donations for the food center. whether that be something we do every year. for the sick kids at hopkins this tie is from anthony pagan from baltimore he has been battling leukemia, loves sports this is his tie h
Nov 12, 2012 2:05am EST >>> finally this half-hour, one of the most talked about movies of the year, steven spielberg's lincoln. >> can't wait to seep this one. stepping into what that lead role would be, daunting for anybody, for any actor. daniel day-lewis didn't just perform the part of lincoln,ly became him. abc's david wright explains how. >> it's done. >> reporter: a british actor embodying an american icon. >> i look our chances now. >> reporter: according to the experts. daniel day-lewis nailed it. >> now, now, now! >> i have seen a lot of performances. i have never seen any one delve as deeply. >> reporter: daniel day-lewis immerses himself in his roles. in fill temperatuming my left f remand in a wheelchair between takes. in playing hawk eye in last of the mohicans he lived in the wilderness, killing and skinning his own din ter. as the actor recently told time mag zazine he got just as deepl into the president. >> i had a feeling for him i have never been able to feel from him i never met. >> reporter: on set, steven spielberg addressed him as mr. president. day lewis did send text messages to other
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am EST
of the new movie "lincoln" are heading to the white house. steven spielberg directed the film and daniel day-lewis is abraham lincoln. >>> news around the nation right now. a hearing is scheduled for the machine accused -- man accused of murdering 6-year-old etan patz more than 30 years ago. he disappeared from his new york city home and never found. police say that pedro hernandez confessed to the crime back in may and his lawyer claims he's delusional. >>> he is instead in the hospital. colorado movie theater shooting suspect james holmes was taken to the hospital for an unspecified injury wednesday. local port reports say he -- reports say he may have intentionally hurt himself in his jail cell. he is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 others. this was back in july. that hearing is now set for december 10th. >>> a settlement is now said to be announced today with oil giant bp concerning the massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico. the deal is expected to include bp admitting to negligence that led to the spill and a payment of fines totaling billions of dollars. attorney general
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am EST
. steven spielberg and members of the cast of "lincoln" will be joining president obama for a screening of the film. cast members expected to attend are daniel guy lewis, sally field and tommy lee jones. i can't wait to see the movie. >> do you think this will compare, me and the president. >> it will be a tossup. >>> all right. stephanie bon jovi, the 19-year-old singer of john bon jovi was hospitalized and faces charges after a heroin charges. they found her unresponsive in a dorm on her college campus. police later found heroin, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia in the room. that led to her arrest. >>> dave matthews band is the latest group to pledge aid to hurricane sandy victims. the band is going to be donating all money from the sales of the november 30th concert. >>> and finally access hollywood, they asked ben affleck, the 2002 sexiest man alive if channing tatum is deserving of the title. check out what he had to say. >> i think he is and always has been. channing's a really good guy. is he here yet? he's a very good guy and extremely, extremely sexy man. what else can you say
Nov 17, 2012 3:00am PST
this weekend. but does it tell a misleading story? here's cnn correspondent kareen wynter. >> steven spielberg's latest feat is receiving deafening oscar buzz, but is hollywood's lincoln in line with history? you know, i took that question to one of the world's leading presidential historians and what i learned might surprise you. >> this fight is for the united states of america. >> reporter: steven spielberg's "lincoln" offers a window back in time to the weeks proceeding the end of the civil war and passage of the 13th amendment abolishing slavery. >> congress must never declare equal those who god created unequal. >> reporter: but for some critics the limited snapshot of linken's presidency paints an incomplete hipicture of history. >> it leaves something to be desired. >> reporter: his book "the fiery trial" abraham lincoln and slavery won the pulitzer prize for history says it exaggerates the president's role in ending slavery. >> this settles the fate for all coming time. >> the emancipation of the slaves is a long, complicated, historical process. it's not the one of one man, no matter
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
that the president was incredibly moved by the film. director steven spielberg, actor daniel day lewis, who played abraham lincoln, and sally field were all said to be in attendance. they shot a lot of scenes of the movie in the richmond area. a lot of people excited to see this one. >> daniel day lewis is a genius. he's brilliant in everything he's done. he's amazing. you add steven spielberg and sally field. >> and the story. lincoln's story is amazing watch. >> so many movies to watch. "skyfall," "argo." i don't have the time. >> i've seen that. and twilight, of course. >> of course. >> and tom kierein is watching the skies this morning. >>> they're producing a few sprinkles around mainly south and east of washington. we talked about sprinkles and different types of weather when i visited bowie high school's ann annex. this was on wednesday in prince george's county and talked to a special needs program there. i want to thank teachers karen morrissey and cheryl alt for the invitation to talk to these students at bowie high school in prince george's county on wednesday. as we take a look now, th
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
, daniel-day lewis. >> yes. >> rose: steven spielberg, sallie field, tony kushner wrote it. >> tommy lee jones. >> rose: brilliant. >> yeah. and a whole wealth of new york ackers,-- . >> rose: this is steven s that why? we have this-- spielberg made sure, wanted a bunch of new york actors for this or just so happened that these good actors had a new york base. >> i don't know how that came to pass but it was great to be there. >> rose: how was it as an experience? >> i have all these words that sound so high fall outin. >> rose: try one. >> it was the word sack rement or the word referential or the word ecia i used to blythely. >> rose: i hear you. what was it about it made it that way? >> well, it's lincoln. >> rose: yes. >> and it's steven spielberg and it's tony kushner. and then you start going down the line, tommy jones, salliefield. and it's daniel-day lewis. and the day-to-day was unlike any experience i had taken part in, and particularly i think from daniel's and i don't really want to speak too his process or-- but what-- and steven in many ways augmented this day-to-day proces
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